Special Dal Fry

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Special Dal Fry


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 15 Min


Serves : 5
  • 1 cups toovar (arhar) dal

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

  • 1 pinch salt to taste

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)

  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds

  • 1/4 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds

  • 1 nos chopped green chillies

  • 1 nos medium size chopped onions

  • 1 nos medium size chopped tomato

  • 1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)

  • 1 tsp chilli powder

  • 1 pinch salt to taste

  • 1 tbsp for the garnish : chopped coriander (dhania)and dry red chilli


  • Clean, Wash, Soak The Dal In Water For 3-4 Hours. Drain, Add 2 Cups Of Water, Turmeric And Salt And Pressure Cook For 3-4 Whistles.
  • Allow The Steam To Escape Before Opening The Lid And Mash The Dal With The Spoon Or With A Hand Blender. Keep Aside.
  • Heat The Oil In A Kadhai And Add The Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Fenugreek Seeds And Coriander Seeds.
  • When The Seeds Crackle, Add The Green Chillies, Onions, Tomatoes And Grated Ginger And Saute Till The Tomatoes Become Soft.
  • Add The Dry Mango Powder, Salt And Chilli Powder And Saute For A Minute.
  • Add The Dal Mixture And Little Water If Required And Simmer For 5 To 10 Minutes.
  • Serve Hot And Garnish With Coriander.